Definition of Genus ptyas
1. Noun. Asian rat snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: Indian Rat Snake, Ptyas Mucosus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ptyas
Literary usage of Genus ptyas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Palæontology, for the Use of Students: For the Use of Students by Henry Alleyne Nicholson, Richard Lydekker (1889)
"The Indian genus Ptyas is probably represented in the Pleistocene of Madras by the existing P. mucosus. ..."